About the Computer Science Department

Key Contacts

Department Administration

Department Head Srinivasan Seshan 412-268-8734 www
Assistant to The Department Head Diana Hyde  412-268-1156  
Assoc. Dept. Head for Finance and Administration  AnnMarie Zanger 412-268-2595   
Asst. Dean, Industrial Relations/ Dir. Special Events Catherine Copetas 412-268-8525
Marketing & Communications Manager (incl. website & social media) Jennifer Landefeld 412-268-4740 www

Undergraduate Education

Director of the CS Undergraduate Major Mark Stehlik
412-268-6273 www
Undergraduate Program Administrator Mary Widom   412-268-9497  
Undergraduate Program & Academic Events Coordinator Amy Weis   412-268-5561 

Graduate Education

Doctoral Programs Director Venkatesan Guruswami 412-268-6310 www
Doctoral Programs Manager Deb Cavlovich 412-268-3789  
Doctoral Program Admissions Coordinator Charlotte Yano 412-268-7656  
Master's Program Director David O'Hallaron www
Master's Program Manager Angy Malloy 412-268-6914  
Fifth Year Master's Program Director Peter Steenkiste 412-268-3261 www
Fifth Year Master's Program Administrator Tracy Farbacher 412-268-8824  
Graduate Applications Coordinator applygrad@cs.cmu.edu www

Green roof Gates building CMU Computer Science

The Computer Science Department is headquartered in the Gates Center for Computer Science on Carnegie Mellon’s Pittsburgh campus.

Made possible by a lead gift of $20 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Gates Center opened in 2009 with new classrooms, graduate and faculty offices, conference rooms, labs, and open project space. The American Institute of Architects selected the LEED-certified Gold building as one of the nine best examples of architectural excellence and urban design in2012.

Department Mission & History

Staff & Faculty Hiring Information

Mailing address and Main Office Number

Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenu
Gates Center
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3891

Phone: 412-268-2565

Campus Police - Emergency - 412-268-2323

Campus Police - Non-Emergency - 412-268-6232


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